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Fire restrictions have been suspended as of 08/23/2016.

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Fremont County took its name from famed western explorer Captain John C. Fremont, "The Pathfinder," who, along with his scout Kit Carson, mapped the territory in 1843. Fremont County is nestled along the Arkansas River valley in south central Colorado at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Fremont County encompasses an area of 1,533 square miles and has a population of 47,426. Mild weather and beautiful landscapes make Fremont County a tourist attraction in all seasons. Towns such as Cañon City, Florence, Penrose and Cotopaxi reside within the County.



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Fremont County Tourism Council Vacancy
The Fremont County Board of Commissioners is seeking letters of interest from Fremont County residents to fill a vacancy on the Fremont County Tourism Council. The Tourism Council develops and administers a Tourism Marketing Plan for Fremont County utilizing the proceeds from the Fremont County Lodging Tax.

Heidi Anderson, currently employed by Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours, is leaving the board before her term expires. The term runs through Jan. 1, 2018.

Employment or ownership in a local tourism-related business will be a determining factor in the appointment by the Commissioners.

FCTC members are required to attend monthly meetings as well as any special meetings as voted upon by the council. Periodic attendance at other community meetings pertaining to tourism issues may also be necessary. The position involves voluntary service with no compensation.

Letters of interest should include the applicant’s qualifications and contact information. They should be addressed to the Fremont County Board of Commissioners, Room 105, Fremont County Administration Building, 615 Macon Avenue, Cañon City, CO 81212. The deadline for letters is 12 noon Thursday, Sept. 22.
August 30, 2016


Bridge Closure Notice
Fremont County DOT crews will be conducting repairs to the bridge located on CR 143A. Beginning August 29, 2016, for approximately 2 weeks, the road will be closed. Motorists will need to use alternate routes, and your patience is appreciated! Expected re-opening will be September 12, 2016, but could change due to circumstances out of our control.
August 22, 2016


Primary Election Results
For the Primary Election results, click on the following links:
July 11, 2016

  Fremont County Official Results
  Colorado Statewide Official Results


2015 Fremont County Accountability Report

April 19, 2016

 

2015 Fremont County Accountability Report


Fremont County Airport hangar for rent
Fremont County Airport has a corporate, heated hangar for rent. Daily and weekly rents are available. Contact main airport office at (719) 784-3816 for more information. To view a photo, click here.
January 13, 2016

FREMONT COUNTY EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

Marty KeenFremont County Elected Officials named Janis DeCino as the 2015 Fremont County Employee of the Year. Both her co-workers and the public greatly appreciate what an excellent job she does as the Recording Assistant Director.

As stated in her nomination letters:

“…always pleasant, hard-working, meticulous, and considerate…” 
“…shows compassion and empathy for all she encounters…”
“…attention to detail, exceeds expectations, an inspiration to others…”
“…has the patience and willingness to share the knowledge she has acquired…”

Jan’s pride in Fremont County shows and her years of loyal service are commendable.  The County is a better place with Jan a part of it.

Congratulations and job well done!

Check Out Past Recipients of Fremont County Employee of the Year Awards

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